growth across GCR
the allure of Gauteng
considering it home
domestic tourism

Gauteng is the smallest province in South Africa with the largest population

According to Statistics South Africa’s (StatsSA) national Community Survey of March 2007, Gauteng had a population of 10 451 719. StatsSA’s 2010 mid-year population estimates indicated that Gauteng currently houses 11 191 700 people, or 22.4% of the total population of South Africa.

After Gauteng, in population terms, the next largest province is KwaZulu-Natal, with 10 645 400 people, or a 21.3% share of the South African population. Gauteng’s population overtook that of KwaZulu-Natal only in 2007. Gauteng is the country’s smallest province, with the largest population.

population estimates per province
StatsSA (2010) 'Mid-year population estimates'